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Boy Scouts helping the environment

PRAIRIEVILLE (FOX44)-  Boy Scouts are trying to help out the environment one stormwater drain at a time.

"Swamp People" lottery ticket

Louisiana (FOX44) — "Chool 'em" is now part of the Louisiana Lottery.

President Obama holds meeting to find a way to cut spending

NATIONAL (FOX44) - President Obama was trying to rush photographers out of the room as he opened his second meeting in two days with congressional leaders. The meeting was on how to cut spending, and raise the debt ceiling.

Mayor Holden's latest bond proposal

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - After failing twice before, Mayor President Kip Holden is trying for another bond proposal.

A project at LSU may save lives on Louisiana's roadways

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - It might look like a video game, but it’s is the latest research project at LSU. It's got a serious job to do, improve safety on Louisiana roadways.

On this day in history, Martin Luther King Jr. is awarded the Medal of Freedom at The White house

1798 - The U.S. Marine Corps was formally re-established by "An Act for Establishing a Marine Corps" passed by the U.S. Congress. The act also created the U.S. Marine Band.

Elderly Couple thought to have been beaten by their son

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Baton Rouge Police Department tells FOX44 News, an elderly couple, both in their 60s, were beaten so badly this morning, they had to be taken to the hospital.

Tropical Weather Picture

 A TROPICAL WAVE LOCATED ABOUT 600 MILES EAST OF THE SOUTHERN WINDWARD ISLANDS IS PRODUCING DISORGANIZED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SYSTEM IS

Devery Henderson has a blast at celebrity softball game

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44)  Current New Orleans Saint and former LSU Tiger standout Devery Henderson had a blast at the Celebrity/Srta Celebrity Softball game on Friday night smcking two home runs.

Emily Turner talks about celebrity softball game

BATON ROUGE,  La (FOX44- FOX 44 anchor Emily Turner went one for three at the Celebrity/Sorta Celebrity softball game on Friday, but she says the game was about much more than hitting home runs.